Found: A gene that causes colon cancer

December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/13/93, Vol. 115 Issue 23, p22
Reports that two sets of researchers simultaneously announced the discovery of the gene responsible for as many as 1 in 7 cased of colorectal cancer. Hopes to develop blood test to detect the gene; Number of colorectal cancer cases in America; How gene points to an entirely new means by which cancer begins; Families prone to the disease.


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